HR Administrator

Southampton, United Kingdom
£18,207 to £18,342
22 Jun 2021
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

HR Operations

Location:  1 Guildhall Square
Salary:   £18,207 to £18,342
2x Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 01 July 2021
Interview Date:   See advert
Reference:  1400421DD

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two, full-time, permanent HR Administrators dealing with casual workers to the University.  

You will be part of the HR Operations Team, to provide a professional and responsive temporary recruitment service to University managers and workers.  The job title on appointment will be UniWorkforce Administrator.

This role is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in embarking on a career in HR and there are often opportunities to progress for those who want to develop within HR. 

You will provide high quality, timely and customer-focused administrative support, this role is essential for the team to deliver an efficient and effective service to the University.

Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 13th July and Wednesday 14th July. 

Duties include:

  • Set up and maintain HR records, inputting data accurately and maintaining Data Protection compliance
  • Respond to enquiries, either face to face, by email or telephone
  • Undertake employment right to work checks, ensuring compliance with UKVI legislation
  • Receive and process candidate registration forms issuing casual worker permits and updating records accordingly
  • General HR Administration
  • Use various HR and candidate management systems to carry out role
  • Use Microsoft Office software

For a full list of the role tasks and responsibilities, please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

About you:

You will be naturally well-organised, enjoy working as part of a busy and varied team and have good attention to detail. Although previous administration experience is an advantage, we are looking for motivated individuals who are keen and willing to learn new skills and systems. 

You will have excellent communication and organisational skills and be experienced in using Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge or awareness of relevant employment legislation such as data protection and employment right to work legislation would be an advantage. 

What we offer:

Our HR department works across Highfield Campus and One Guildhall Square, but your main work location will be One Guildhall Square. Both offices have easy access to public transport, restaurants, coffee shops and a University gym.

There will also be an opportunity to work flexibly from home, as well as coming into the office when required. 

As part of our commitment to your well-being, we offer an occupational pension scheme and generous holidays (20 days annual leave plus bank holidays and University closure days).  Staff also have access to our state-of-the-art on-campus sports, arts, and culture facilities and access to a number of University employee-discount schemes.

Supporting the University in achieving its mission ‘to change the world for the better’. This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of the University community, where people are valued, and collegiality is key. 

About the University

The University of Southampton is in the top one per cent of world universities and is one of the UK’s top 20 research-intensive universities, with an international reputation for its research, teaching and enterprise activities.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1400421DD on all correspondence. 

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